Entries in mississippi (39)

Saturday
Jan152011

The Great Mississippi River Balloon Race 2010 | Follow the Budweiser Crew from Start to Finish 

Produced by Jim AlbrittonJoin the Budweiser Hot Air Balloon Crew as they launch, fly and chase the largest balloon at The Great Mississippi River Balloon Race in Natchez. See how they do it all and help a fellow balloonist out of the Mississippi River. Meet the winner of this year's race and its co-founder. And celebrate the race's 25th anniversary. Correction: Tom Oberheide is from Cary, Illinois, not Gary as identified in this video. For more information about the race, go to http://natchezballoonrace.com. To learn more about the Budweiser Balloon, go to http://budballoon.com.

‪The Great Mississippi River Balloon Race 2010 | Balloon Rescue from Mississippi River ‬

 

Produced by Jim Albritton | The Adams County Sheriff's Department and others rescued a balloon and crew stranded in the middle of the Mississippi River during the "barge drop" competition in the Great Mississippi River Balloon Race on October 16, 2010. Despite his difficulties on this day, Tom Oberheide, the balloon's pilot, went on to place first in the race. The barge drop isn't counted as part of the overall race. To learn more about the race, go to ‪http://natchezballoonrace.com.‬

Saturday
Jan152011

Camp Rainbow Fishing Tournament 

Produced by Jim Albritton | Twenty-five kids who have or have had cancer participated in this year's Camp Rainbow Fishing Tournament at Roosevelt State Park in Morton, Mississippi. The annual September event gives the kids and their families the opportunity to catch fish, barbecue and enjoy the water slide at the park. Camp Rainbow is a summer camp for kids with cancer held each June.

Saturday
Jan152011

Batson Law Enforcement Run

Produced by Jim Albritton | Graduates of the Mississippi Law Enforcement Officers Training Academy--now serving in various state and local law enforcement agencies--participated in a symbolic one-mile run from Millsaps College to the Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children on the University of Mississippi Medical Center Campus. The run is intended to show support for the patients and staff at Mississippi's only children's hospital. Runners made donations and presented more than $1,000 to Dr. Bev Evans, Chairman of Pediatrics, at UMMC.

Saturday
Jan152011

UMMC, Mayo Clinic Sign Agreement to Increase Research and Training 

Produced by Jim Albritton | Researchers from the University of Mississippi Medical Center and the Mayo Clinic came together to sign a formal agreement to increase translational research and training between the the health institutions. For more information, go to http://www.umc.edu.

Saturday
Jan152011

Miss Mississippi Sarah Beth James Visits Batson Hospital for Children 

Produced by Jim Albritton | Sarah Beth James, Miss Mississippi, visits the Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, going room-to-room, giving each patient a teddy bear. For more information about Batson, go to http://childrenshospital.umc.edu.

Saturday
Jan152011

Dancing with the Mississippi Stars | A Benefit for Community Place 

Produced by Jim Albritton | Celebrity dancers competed in the inaugural Dancing with the Mississippi Stars, a benefit for Community Place. Proceeds from the fundraiser go to Community Place's relocation initiative. The celebrity dancers were Kristy Cronin, Mrs. Mississippi 2006, Linda Allen, WJTV News Channel 12, Pamela Nail, Mrs. World 1998, Othor Cain, The Mississippi Link, and Heather Sophia, 16 WAPT. Judges were Sister Dorothea Sondgerath, Sam Mims, Jill Conner Browne, Brad McMullan, LaRecca Rucker and Helen McDaniel. To learn more about Community Place, go to http://visitcommunityplace.org.

Saturday
Jan152011

What a Wonderful World | BP Free Version | Scenes for the Gulf 

Produced by Jim Albritton | Scenes from the gulf coasts of Mississippi and Louisiana shot in early July, remembering the area as it was before the oil spill and hopefully will be again. There is an oily version, too ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GhAhUc... ), that shows the effect of the BP oil spill on the area. The music is copyright 2006 Gold Star Records and is used with the permission of Pete Vallee and Star Entertainment Worldwide. To learn more about Pete/Big Elvis, go to http://bigelvis.biz.

Saturday
Jan152011

What a Wonderful World | BP Oil Spill | Scenes from Mississippi & Louisiana 

Produced by Jim Albritton | Scenes from the BP oil spill in the gulf shot on the Mississippi coast and in Venice and Buras, Louisiana in early July. There is also a BP/oil free version ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aX6y-d... ) if you more in the mood to remember the coast as it was and hopefully will be again soon. The music is copyright 2006 Gold Star Records and is used with the permission of Pete Vallee and Star Entertainment Worldwide. To learn more about Pete/Big Elvis, go to http://bigelvis.biz.

Saturday
Jan152011

Rock Doc Talks BP Oil Spill, Tests Absorption Products 

Produced by Jim Albritton | Former petroleum geologist Stan Galicki talks about the BP oil spill. The associate professor of geology at Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi also tests various booms and oil absorption devices and products for effectiveness. This is part one of a series of reports on how oil is formed, found and extracted.

Saturday
Jan152011

Mississippi State Football Team Visits Batson Hospital 

Produced by Jim Albritton | Head Coach Dan Mullen and the Mississippi State University football team visited sick and injured kids at the Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children in Jackson. This is the fifth year the Bulldogs have taken a time-out to see patients at the state's only children's hospital.

Saturday
Jan152011

Mississippians Respond to Oil Spill In the Air, at Sea and on Shore 

Produced by Jim Albritton | The Mississippi National Guard responds to the BP oil spill, observing and tracking the oil as it reaches the Mississippi Sound and the state's beaches in Gulfport, Biloxi and all along the coast of the magnolia state. This video includes interviews with Guardsmen at work and tourists on the beach in Gulfport. A good overview of the response effort on the Mississippi coast.

 

Saturday
Jan152011

Newsocracy RAW | Bay St. Louis, Mississippi | BP Oil Spill Scenes 

Produced by Jim Albritton | A 60 second look at the BP oil spill clean up in Bay St. Louis and Waveland, Mississippi on June 30, 2010. The clean up was hampered by the high waves and wind from Hurricane Alex on the Texas-Mexico border.

Saturday
Jan152011

Newsocracy RAW | Gulfport, Mississippi | BP Oil Spill Scenes 

Produced by Jim Albritton | A 60 second look at the BP oil spill clean up in Gulfport, Mississippi on July 1, 2010.

 

Saturday
Jan152011

Miss Mississippi 2009 Visits the Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children 

Produced by Jim Albritton | Anna Tadlock is no stranger to the Blair. E. Batson Hospital for Children in Jackson. On this day, the state's reigning Miss Mississippi, returns to a place she knows well. Tadlock volunteers at Mississippi's only children's hospital.

Saturday
Jan152011

The Day That Was | 2010 Mal's St. Paddy's Parade and Festival 

Produced by Jim Albritton | Here's a longer look at the 2010 Mal's St. Paddy's Parade and Festival, a benefit for the Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children. Included is the BancorpSouth 5K Race, the Trustmark Children's Festival and the Mal's St. Paddy's Parade. For more information, go to the Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children or visit Batson on Facebook.